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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

MD PTAC at UMD Receives Funding for SBA HUBZone Training Initiative
MDPTAC will collaborate with resource partners to conduct a comprehensive, statewide HUBZone training event for businesses and government agencies.
SBA and VA Join Forces to Advance Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Veterans
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie today announced a new partnership dedicated to supporting Veteran small businesses.
Small Business Credit Survey
The MD SBDC Western Region is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start & existing businesses.
MD Commerce Releases Guide to Financial Incentives for Businesses
This new guide provides information on tax credits and other incentives available to Maryland businesses.
Tri-State "Speed" Lending Event Scheduled
Business owners and lenders are invited to attend a "speed" lending event. Businesses will have 4 minutes with lenders in a speed dating format to discuss their funding needs for startup or growth.
MD's Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance is There to Help
Maryland's Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance (OSBRA) helps Maryland business owners find timely and effective solutions to issues, so they can go about running their companies.
Maximize Your MBE Directory Listing
If your firm is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), chances are high that your directory listing isn't attracting much attention. And the reason will probably surprise you.
Maryland's FY 2019 Procurement Forecast Available Online
The State of Maryland's Procurement Forecast for Fiscal Year 2019 is now available on the Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs website.
ExporTech is Coming to Annapolis!
ExporTech, an export education program run annually by the Baltimore U.S. Export Assistance Center, the MD Department of Commerce, and the MD-DC District Export Council, is coming to Annapolis.
"A Basic Guide to Exporting -11th Edition" Now Available
For more than 70 years, the U..S. Commercial Service's A Basic Guide to Exporting has given companies the information they need to establish and grow their business in international markets.
Intellectual Property Workshop to be Held at FSU
How do you know if you've created something unique? What's the best way to protect your ideas? Register today for a free Intellectual Property Workshop to be held on September 25th at FSU to find out.
Small Business Insurance Tips and Considerations
The Maryland Insurance Administration has put together a comprehensive guide that outlines policy and coverage options for business owners.
MD Business Express Expands Online Services
The Maryland Business Express website has been expanded to allow online filing of additional corporate documents at the MD Department of Assessments and Taxation.
SBDC Women's Conference Addresses Work/Life Balance
The Maryland Small Business Development Center recently hosted "All That Matters," a conference designed to help women entrepreneurs successfully achieve work/life balance and learn about resources.
HUBZone Eligibility Assistance Number is Changing
The HUBZone eligibility assistance number is changing effective July 3, 2018.